Athens basks in European Music Day

Athens basks in European Music Day
By Euronews
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Music at the Temple of Poseidon


European Music Day is a celebration of music across the continent

In Athens at the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion the concert program was a selection of classical, Byzantine, jazz and traditional vibes.

Temple of Poseidon,Cape Sounion,Attica,Greece

— Ioannis Tz (@tzoumio) June 20, 2017

Yorgos Perot is the founder and coordinator of the Greek Network of European Music Day:
“We mix harmoniously, our heritage and this exceptional music. The program is a musical combination of different periods. There is also nature. It is a unique opportunity for Greeks to promote all these elements at the same time.”

The concert was held in a unique environment thanks to the Ephorate of Antiquities of East Attica.
Anastasia Lazaridou is the Head of Ephorate of Antiquities of East Attica:
“We think, it is very important that the official launch of the European Music Day is held is such a unique archaeological site. It is a great joy for us. We hope that all these people here will enjoy it.”

The Moon Over The Ancient Temple Of Poseidon – taken by Nikos Karaiskos on June 10, 2017 Athens, Greece. <a href=""></a></p>— David Crook (StellarInsights) June 13, 2017

Euronews reporter is Yorgos Mitropoulos:
The 21st of June, the longest day of the year has become the synonym the European Music Day. For 5 days, hundreds of music events are hosted in more than 50 cities around Greece. Yorgos Mitropoulos, from the Temple of Poseidon, at Sounion for Euronews.

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